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Fake news outlets switch domain names to get past Facebook’s fact-checking system, publishing old stories under new names to regain reach on Facebook…

Daniel Funke / Poynter : Fake news outlets switch domain names to get past Facebook's fact-checking system, publishing old stories under new names to regain reach on Facebook   —  One of the most frequently debunked fake news publishers on Facebook is still getting past the platform's fact-checking system — and it's doing it by using the simplest of tricks.

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Intel will invest $10B alongside a $1B state grant to expand its chip fab in Israel, adding 1,000 jobs to its nearly 13,000-strong workforce in the…

Reuters : Intel will invest $10B alongside a $1B state grant to expand its chip fab in Israel, adding 1,000 jobs to its nearly 13,000-strong workforce in the country   —  JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Intel Corp will receive a grant of about $1 billion from the Israeli government for its latest investment plan …

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WhatsApp hires EFF counsel Nate Cardozo and Facebook hires Open Technology Institute counsel Robyn Green, both as privacy policy managers (Taylor…

Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch : WhatsApp hires EFF counsel Nate Cardozo and Facebook hires Open Technology Institute counsel Robyn Green, both as privacy policy managers   —  In an effort to bolster its public credibility in the wake of a very rough year, Facebook is bringing a fierce former critic into the fold.

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Distributed Denial of Secrets, a WikiLeaks-like online repository launched last month by transparency advocates, publishes 175 GB of leaked Russian…

Scott Shane / New York Times : Distributed Denial of Secrets, a WikiLeaks-like online repository launched last month by transparency advocates, publishes 175 GB of leaked Russian documents   —  A group of transparency advocates on Friday posted a mammoth collection of hacked and leaked documents from inside Russia …

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After a nine month freeze, Chinese regulators finally approve several game titles from Tencent and NetEase (South China Morning Post)

South China Morning Post : After a nine month freeze, Chinese regulators finally approve several game titles from Tencent and NetEase   —  - The State Administration of Press and Publications has now approved a total of 352 new game titles since March last year  —  Tencent Holdings and NetEase, which run China's …

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Independent artists say Amazon has failed to implement even minor changes that would make it harder for merchants to sell goods that violate artist…

Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed News : Independent artists say Amazon has failed to implement even minor changes that would make it harder for merchants to sell goods that violate artist copyrights   —  Independent artists, who aren't afforded the same protection as big brands on Amazon, say that fighting copyright infringement by third-party sellers is never-ending.

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Profile of David Carroll, whose two-year fight to reclaim his data from Cambridge Analytica has brought to light large questions around data privacy…

Issie Lapowsky / Wired : Profile of David Carroll, whose two-year fight to reclaim his data from Cambridge Analytica has brought to light large questions around data privacy   —  David Carroll has been locked in a legal war to force the infamous company to turn over its files on him.  He's won a battle, but the struggle continues.

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Inside Alibaba’s futuristic 290-room FlyZoo hotel where it showcases its prowess in AI and incubates tech it wants to sell to the hospitality industry…

Cate Cadell / Reuters : Inside Alibaba's futuristic 290-room FlyZoo hotel where it showcases its prowess in AI and incubates tech it wants to sell to the hospitality industry   —  HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Gliding silently through Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's futuristic “FlyZoo” hotel, black disc-shaped robots …

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tZERO, Overstock.com’s security token trading platform which raised $134M in an ICO last August, went live on Thursday (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk : tZERO, Overstock.com's security token trading platform which raised $134M in an ICO last August, went live on Thursday   —  Overstock.com's much-anticipated security token trading platform, tZERO, officially began trading Thursday afternoon.  —  The company announced in a press release …

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Zuckerberg’s WSJ op-ed and rumored push to unify messaging infrastructure across Facebook’s apps may be signs of company’s increased concern about…

Kurt Wagner / Recode : Zuckerberg's WSJ op-ed and rumored push to unify messaging infrastructure across Facebook's apps may be signs of company's increased concern about regulation   —  It sure feels like regulation is coming for Facebook.  —  The threat of government regulation has been looming over Facebook …

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Report: small US cities, rural communities, and Rust Belt states most at risk of automated job replacement; men, younger workers, and minorities most…

Brookings : Report: small US cities, rural communities, and Rust Belt states most at risk of automated job replacement; men, younger workers, and minorities most vulnerable   —  Senior Research Analyst - Metropolitan Policy Program  —  Senior Research Assistant - Metropolitan Policy Program

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Unsealed documents show Facebook orchestrated a multi-year effort that duped children who played video games into spending their parents’ money…

Nathan Halverson / Reveal : Unsealed documents show Facebook orchestrated a multi-year effort that duped children who played video games into spending their parents' money   —  Facebook orchestrated a multi-year effort that duped children and their parents out of money, in some cases hundreds or even thousands of dollars …

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